LAMB OF GOD's CHRIS ADLER Is 'Best Metal Drummer' In The World

DRUM! magazine has revealed the results of its 2008 Readers' Poll. The top name listed in each category is the official winner; all the subsequent names under a category are considered by DRUM! to be "runners-up," not necessarily "second-," "third-," or "fourth-place" winners.

Select DRUM! magazine Readers' Poll categories:

Drummer of the Year:

01. Neil Peart (RUSH)
02. Stanton Moore
03. Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER)
04. Jimmy Sullivan

Best Progressive Drummer:

01. Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER)
02. Neil Peart (RUSH)
03. Gavin Harrison
04. Danny Carey (TOOL)

Best Metal Drummer:

01. Chris Adler (LAMB OF GOD)
02. Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL)
03. Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT)
04. Brann Dailor (MASTODON)

Best Live Drumming Performer:

01. Neil Peart (RUSH)
02. Stanton Moore
03. Jimmy Sullivan
04. Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER)

Best Drumming Album:

01. Hellyeah (HELLYEAH)
02. Obzen (MESHUGGAH)
03. Avenged Sevenfold (AVENGED SEVENFOLD)
04. Echos, Silence, Patience & Grace (FOO FIGHTERS)


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